Overview of APC / What is APC? / When is APC used?
In the first section basic qualities of Advanced Process Control (APC) are described to you.
Tools and functions
In this section, you will become more familiar with the APC functions that are available as standard features in the SIMATIC PCS 7 and with which tools these are employed.
Functions in SIMATIC PCS 7
Expanded PID control structures
Optimization of the process control / Finding weak points / APC candidates analyse
Use of a multi-variable controller (MPC)
Procedure to implement use of MPC / Example of costs/benefits of using MPC